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FLUSFollicular Lesion of Undetermined Significance (cancer)
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But after years of brutal fighting, a flu bug was to claim more lives world wide than the First World War.
The Spanish flu pandemic of 1918-19 is thought to be the worst on record.
'Flu is an acute respiratory illness caused by a virus,' explains Brody.
This means that a person can never develop a permanent immunity to flu. Even if he develops antibodies against a flu virus one year, those antibodies are unlikely to protect him against a new strain of the virus the next year.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), last years flu season was estimated to be the deadliest since the 2009 H1N1 pandemic.
A majority of the positive influenza specimens confirmed by MDHHS Bureau of Laboratories this flu season have been an H1N1 virus.